CHARACTER two bedroom cottage with a wealth of ORIGINAL FEATURES, SIZEABLE LANDSCAPED gardens including a SEATING TERRACE and the benefit of a SUMMERHOUSE/HOME OFFICE
SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION A characterful cottage set in a peaceful rural location a short walk from the riverside hamlet of Weir Quay.
Weir Quay is a delightful and much sought after hamlet on the east bank of the river Tamar. The Tamar Valley is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has been awarded World Heritage status. With its rolling hills, meandering rivers and ancient woodlands it is ideally suited to those who enjoy walking, riding and water sports. Weir Quay has a sailing and gig rowing club and the boatyard offers a slipway and mooring for both shallow and deep craft. The nearby village of Bere Alston offers a wide range of shopping facilities as well as a post office, doctors' surgery, chemist and highly rated primary school. It also provides road links to Tavistock and rail links to Plymouth.
This delightful mid-terrace two bedroom cottage was built, we understand, in the 1800s and, we are informed, with further accommodation added in the 1940s. The property is in very good order and has a wealth of original features, including exposed beams and original fireplace with bread oven now housing a multi-fuel woodburner. The accommodation comprises entrance porch, living room, kitchen/breakfast room, rear hall, cloakroom, two bedrooms and a shower room.
The gardens are a particular feature and have been landscaped to provide several areas for entertaining and enjoying the surroundings which can be lit by remote control in the evening. There is a local slate stone terrace, lawned areas and three useful outbuildings, all with mains power, including a summerhouse in the lower garden with views through the trees across the River Tamar Valley.
ACCOMMODATION Reference made to any fixture, fittings, appliances or any of the building services does not imply that they are in working order or have been tested by us. Purchasers should establish the suitability and working condition of these items and services themselves.
The accommodation, together with approximate room sizes, is as follows:
ENTRANCE PORCH 4' 7" x 3' 6" (1.4m x 1.07m) maximum Wooden entrance door with viewing window; coat hooks; switch for outside garden lights; original wooden door to:
LIVING ROOM 12' 3" x 11' extending to 14' (3.73m x 3.35m extending to 4.27m)
Double glazed window with deep sill and window seat to garden; exposed beams; original fireplace with bread oven and multi-fuel woodburner; television point; electric storage heater; stairs to first floor; understairs storage cupboard; shelving; original glazed door to:
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13' 3" x 6' 7" (4.04m x 2.01m) Deep silled PVCu double glazed window to courtyard; range of cream units with wood-effect laminate worktops; sink and drainer with mixer tap; electric hob and oven with extractor hood over; space and plumbing for washing machine and fridge/freezer; tiled floor; spotlights; electric storage heater; opening to:
REAR HALL 4' x 4' (1.22m x 1.22m) Wooden door with window to courtyard; site of electric meter and consumer unit; door to:
CLOAKROOM 5' 10" x 5' (1.78m x 1.52m) L-shaped room; two PVCu double glazed windows to rear; pedestal wash handbasin; low level WC; small electric storage heater.
Split landing to:
BEDROOM ONE 12' 9" x 12' 5" (3.89m x 3.78m) maximum Double glazed window with deep sill and window seat to garden with views towards the Tamar Valley; chimney breast; exposed beams; loft access; electric storage heater; staircase balustrade.
Steps lead to:
BEDROOM TWO/DRESSING ROOM 10' x 7' 4" (3.05m x 2.24m) PVCu double glazed window to rear with views over neighbouring field; BT point; electric storage heater; spotlights; loft access; slatted door to:
SHOWER ROOM 7' 3" x 2' 10" (2.21m x 0.86m) Fully tiled; shower cubicle with glass door and Mira electric shower; pedestal wash handbasin; extractor fan; spotlights.
SUMMERHOUSE 17' 8" x 11' 2" (5.38m x 3.4m) Lugarde summerhouse of solid timber construction with an insulated floor; double glazed windows and French doors to the covered front deck; double glazed window to side and part double glazed entrance door; electric points and Ethernet/LAN connection points.
The property is approached via steps to the rear door where there is a small courtyard. The gardens to the front are long and offer various areas for entertaining. There is a local slate stone seating terrace with inset lighting and steps down to a lawn bordered by mature shrubs and further lighting. The garden has been landscaped with steps and slate chippings and offers two useful garden sheds, both with power and lighting. There is a further lawned area leading to the summerhouse with a front deck. From this area, the Tamar Valley can be seen through the trees with Pentillie House in the distance. There is a rear gate at the bottom of the garden which allows access onto a public footpath which leads down to Weir Quay and Gully Town.
AGENT'S NOTE We have been informed that there is a right of access along the cottages for all properties in the terrace.
SERVICES Mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and mains drainage.
OUTGOINGS We understand this property is in band 'A' for Council Tax purposes.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with MANSBRIDGE BALMENT on 01822 840606.
DIRECTIONS From the Bere Alston office, proceed along Fore Street towards the church and take the right hand road signposted to Weir Quay. Continue down this road and turn left after the railway bridge signposted to Weir Quay. Follow this road down the hill and take the next right hand turn for Cotts.